Christian of the Month
The Christian of the Month Award recognizes students who display good character on a consistent basis and serve as student role models throughout the month. Students are nominated by their teachers based on the six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. Students chosen to receive this award will be acknowledged for their accomplishment in the monthly newsletter. Students will receive a dress down pass, Christian of the Month Certificate, Applebee's certificate. The students will be recognized in the monthly newsletter.
Bradley Sanzi has been chosen for this month's Preschool Christian of the Month. He is a very patient, honest and polite student. Bradley always shows an eagerness to learn and is a pleasure to have in class. He consistently does what is asked of him and takes pride in all of his work. Bradley is also quite helpful with his peers. Outside of school, Bradley enjoys the company of his brother and his dogs. He also enjoys riding his quad, swimming and eating his favorite sweets. Congratulations Bradley Sanzi on being chosen for this award!
Henry Pham is Kindergarten Blue's November Christian of the Month. Henry is an eager student who is always excited about school. He shows great effort in completing his school work correctly and neatly. Henry is a kind boy who always has something positive to say to his teachers and friends. Henry can often be seen giving other students a thumbs-up when they answer a question. He is a happy little boy who loves his family. His favorite things to do at home are read books and tell stories every night with his family. Way to go, Henry!
Kinsley Warden is Kindergarten Gold's Christian of the month. Kinsley is a very calm and quiet student. Kinsley is very neat and is always on task. She is very helpful and kind to her friends. Outside of school she enjoys dancing, hip hop and ballet at the Dance Factory. She also enjoys playing outside, swimming, and spending time with her family. Kinsley is kindhearted and caring with a contagious smile. Congratulations, Kinsley!
Nico Rojas is the November Christian of the Month for 1st Grade Gold. Nico is a very kind and caring young man. He is a responsible and hardworking student. Nico plays tee ball and enjoys playing outside. He especially likes to ride around his neighborhood on his pedal go-kart. He loves going on walks with his family. Congratulations Nico!
Lana Fenkner has been chosen as the Christian of the Month for First Grade Blue. She is a student who always does her very best each day. She continually helps her classmates. She shows respect towards adults and peers. She loves taking care of her animals, loves to play and always willing to help out at home. She enjoys swimming. She wants to be a teacher when she gets older. Congratulations Lana!
Brielle Hannis-Miskar is the Christian of the Month for 2nd Grade Blue. Brielle is a very respectful and friendly girl. She always wants to help people. She studies hard with her school work and always tries her best. When not in school Brielle loves to play outside, go swimming and she loves to go shopping. She is an amazing sister to Brynn (1st grade) and Brooke (7th grade). Brielle is a member of Divine Mercy Parish in Shenandoah. Congratulations, Brielle!
The second grade gold Christian of the Month for November is Aidan Sabol. Aidan is a hard worker and always tries his best. He is kind and respectful to the adults and students he interacts with daily. Aidan does not hesitate to lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it. When he is not in school, Aidan enjoys playing the positions of short stop and third base on his baseball team. Aidan loves spending time with his family, especially his sister and cousins. He also loves telling jokes.
The Christian of the Month for third grade for the month of November is Nicholas Zawisza. Nick is a very active young boy who loves to play sports. He plays baseball, soccer, and basketball, and loves playing lots of positions but soccer goalie is his favorite. He also is a member of the Boy Scouts, where he has earned Bear Rank and won Most Patriotic and the Pinewood Derby Car competition. Nicholas is an altar server at St. Ambrose, and has played the piano for the past four years. Nicholas is a unique and endearing combination of mischievous and compassionate. He loves taking care of younger children and is always helping siblings or cousins. His laughter brightens everyone’s day, and he loves leaving notes proclaiming “Best Mom Ever” or “Best Dad Ever”. In the classroom, Nick is a very responsible and respectful student. He loves to participate and he is our “ King of Random Facts” because he knows so much about all subjects! Nicholas is a sweet and kind boy, and a joy to have in the classroom. Congratulations Nicholas!
Fourth grade's Christian of the Month for November is Lillyana Zeiders. Lilly or LZ, as her classmates call her, is a quiet girl with a caring heart and a big smile. She is always very thoughtful and helpful, both in school and out. Lilly does not miss much, as she is always observing. In school, she is hardworking and a model student. Outside of school, Lilly loves to dance. She takes jazz from the Re-Action Studio of Dance. In her free time, Lilly enjoys doing arts and crafts, baking with her Nana, watching movies, listening to music, and taking pictures. As anyone who knows Lilly would attest, she has the ability to brighten your day just by being with you. Congratulations, Lillyana! We are so proud of you!
Rilyn Jones is fifth grade's Christian of the Month. She has been attending SJRS since Kindergarten and loves our school. She is always very helpful within the classroom. She is a very hard worker and always tries her best. Rilyn likes to help on her family farm taking care of their many animals; sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, cats and dogs. She especially loves her barn cat, Smokey. Rilyn will often go on hikes to check her deer cameras. Rilyn also plays basketball and soccer. Recently she started to play the Baritone and is excited to advance in music. Congratulations Rilyn!
Amelia Degler has been chosen for the 6th Grade Christian of the Month. Amelia is a hard-working student who always tries her best. She never hesitates to lend a helping hand to her classmates and teacher. Outside of school Amelia plays softball for the Anthracite League. She is the catcher and also plays in right field. She is a member of the Dance Factory where she enjoys hiphop dance. In her free time Amelia loves to cook and bake and also loves DIY projects. She is a big help with her little brother and cousins. Congratulations, Amelia!
James Gelatko is the 7th Grade Christian of the Month. James is a conscientious student who always strives to do his best. He consistently volunteers in class and offers a lot to class discussions. James is proud to have been elected Class Representative and is enjoying student government activities. James had a great first season with Marian Catholic Jr. High Cross Country Team and looks forward to Track and Field. He is running some 5Ks and is keeping active since the season ended. James is an altar server at St. Joseph of the Panther Valley Church. James has a great sense of humor and enjoys down time with family and friends as well as his 3 Labrador Retrievers. His family is proud of his dedication to his school and activities as well as his willingness to help and support others. Congratulations, James!
Madeline Daynorowicz is the 8th Grade Christian of the Month. Madeline is thoughtful and kind in her interactions with others. A conscientious, hard-working student, Madeline completes all assignments with detail and care. She also helps to keep our classroom clean and orderly by sweeping the floor. Madeline is a member of the Shenandoah Shock Soccer Team, playing the position of right striker. She is also a catcher for Mahanoy City Softball. Outside of school she enjoys drawing, reading, and watching John Green. Madeline plans to attend Marian High School. She is interested in participating in cross country, soccer, and softball at Marian. Congratulations, Madeline!